noun, plural spic·u·la [spik-yuh-luh]. /ˈspɪk yə lə/. Zoology.
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Origin of spiculum
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Example sentences from the Web for spiculum
Often one single quadriradiate spiculum is distinguished by its extraordinary size.
This surrounds the cloacal outlet, the latter concealing a double spiculum.
The caudal extremity of the male ends in an inverted cup-like pouch, from which the penal spiculum protrudes.
They are called spicula (spiculum, a dart), being often of a pointed form.An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope|John William Griffith
The male is supplied with a double spiculum, its tail being always more or less curved towards the central surface.